Tuesday trash and recycling collections have been suspended.
Camden County officials are letting residents know that “e-waste” can no longer be put out curbside for pickup on trash collection day.
In a poor South American community, children who play instruments made from trash in the local landfill are playing in international concerts, instead of in the streets.
It’s where you take your old Christmas tree and reduce it to woodchips for use in local parks
Elementary school students visiting a farm near Washington, DC saw greater value in the lessons they’d learned in the classroom.
Philadelphia residents can start dropping off their Christmas trees for recycling on Monday, January 6th.
With the holidays comes the gifting of new gadgets to replace old or outdated models, and the Department of Environmental Protection (DEPT) is reiterating that certain devices must be taken to designated recycling points as mandated by law.
Instead of throwing the shells in the trash, they are placed in bins and picked up by a nonprofit, New Jersey-based environmental group, the BaySave Foundation.
The Philadelphia Streets Department says that it is continuing its snow-fighting efforts into the afternoon.
Philadelphia’s recycling program not only helps to keep the city and environment clean, it allows residents to earn rewards when they recycle.
Participants walk up and down the aisles between innings, collecting recyclable materials from fans who might otherwise throw them in the trash.
There was a time when “plastic” was the stuff of the future; remember the famous quote in the movie The Graduate? But one woman is turning back the clock.
The trees, dropped off at specific locations, are put to use by the Department of Parks and Recreation for composting or shredded for mulch.
“I think it’s a great idea,” said one man. “I wish I came to Starbucks more often. But yeah, for a dollar.”
Runners and others at the Philadelphia marathon will see something new and different along the race route.